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Cosby's inciteful insights on Muslims

HERNDON, Va., June 25 (UPI) -- Bill Cosby’s claim Muslims are “intentionally misunderstood” misses the point.
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

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UPI Almanac for Friday, May 3, 2013.
By United Press International
Obama calls for Mideast peace talks

Obama calls for Mideast peace talks

JERUSALEM, March 21 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday Palestinians "have a right to be a free people in their own land" and asked Israelis to see the world "through their eyes."

Israeli archives releases Munich documents

JERUSALEM, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Israel's State Archives released 45 documents to mark the 40th anniversary of the killing of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 3, 2012.
By United Press International

Israeli defense sector told to 'clean up'

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 20 (UPI) -- Israeli defense contractors have been ordered to observe a "compliance program" intended to eradicate corruption on defense deals.

Bin Laden’s advice to his children

HERNDON, Va., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Osama bin Laden reportedly gave his children advice to not follow him into jihad and to seek educational opportunities in the West.
JAMES. ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Israel wants explanation from Egypt

JERUSALEM, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Rafi Barak summoned the Egyptian ambassador Friday to discuss relations between the two countries, an official said.

Dove Livni may become hawk

MOSCOW, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni has been elected the leader of the ruling Kadima Party, beating her opponent, Transport Minister Shaul Mofaz, by a mere 2 points.
ANDREI MURTAZIN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Clinton remarks at AIPAC meeting

WASHINGTON, June 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., spoke before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference in Washington Wednesday:

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, May 3, 2008.
By United Press International

Hamas TV says Holocaust was Jews' idea

GAZA, May 1 (UPI) -- A TV station run by the Palestinian militant group Hamas aired a program saying Jews organized the Holocaust to get rid of the weak, a media watch group said.

The Almanac

UPI almanac for Thursday, May 3, 2007.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, May 3, the 123rd day of 2006 with 242 to follow.
By United Press International

New Spielberg film name revealed

LOS ANGELES, July 25 (UPI) -- Steven Spielberg's latest secret project has been officially titled "Munich," Variety reports.
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Actress Tovah Feldshuh takes her opening night curtain call bow on 10/15/03 in the Broadway play "Golda's Balcony" written by William Gibson about Israel's former Prime Minister Golda Meir. (UPI/EZIO PETERSEN)
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Golda Meir (Hebrew: גּוֹלְדָּה מֵאִיר‎‎ or ;, earlier Golda Meyerson, born Golda Mabovitch (Голда Мабович); May 3, 1898 – December 8, 1978) was a teacher, kibbutznik and politician who became the fourth Prime Minister of the State of Israel.

Meir was elected Prime Minister of Israel on March 17, 1969, after serving as Minister of Labour and Foreign Minister. Israel's first and the world's third woman to hold such an office, she was described as the "Iron Lady" of Israeli politics years before the epithet became associated with British prime minister Margaret Thatcher. Former prime minister David Ben-Gurion used to call Meir "the best man in the government"; she was often portrayed as the "strong-willed, straight-talking, grey-bunned grandmother of the Jewish people."

In 1974, after the conclusion of the Yom Kippur War, Meir resigned as prime minister. She died in 1978.

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